Here at Annette, parents and community members are encouraged to participate in volunteer activities in our school that support programs and services and help students succeed. Here are some ways you can help in your child’s classroom or school:
Reading with students who need extra help
Arts and crafts activities
School plays or concerts
Arranging material in the library
Coaching sports activities
Supervising children on field trips
Serving as a speaker on topics related to the classroom program
Serving as a skilled mentor to a student who needs extra support
Collecting community materials for a classroom project
Producing the school newsletter or handbook
Participate in meetings and activities of the School Council
Parents and community members who wish to volunteer must, like all TDSB employees, complete a Police Reference Check (which will include a vulnerable sector screening) and be cleared before they can tutor/mentor in any TDSB location or participate in activities with our students. Please fill out the Police Reference Check form if you wish to volunteer at Annette.
Volunteers in schools cannot be used to perform activities that are the responsibility of teachers or other Board employees, but must be limited to extra support activities.
If you have already completed and received information that your Police Reference Check has been cleared, please bring the information to the school so that we can ensure you are entered in our database. If you have already completed this process, you are required to complete an Offence Declaration Form once per year. The form is very short and is returned to me.
If you would like us to send home a package regarding Volunteering at our school, please e-mail Ms. Harvey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to working with you.